Bangladesh: Why was writer Zafar Iqbal attacked?

Bangladesh: Why was writer Zafar Iqbal attacked?

Continuing the topic of the previous article: Bangladesh: Dr. Zafar Iqbal stabbed, “he is an enemy of Islam”   Muhammad Zafar Iqbal, a celebrated and beloved Bangladeshi author and academic, was stabbed in the back on March 3, while attending a programme at a university in the northeastern district of Sylhet.... Continua »
Jeruslaem belongs to the Jews: a Truth of Islam

Jeruslaem belongs to the Jews: a Truth of Islam

Writes dr. Qanta Ahmed:   “The Eternal City may never have been more contested than it is today. As many across the globe continue to challenge Israel’s right to claim Jerusalem as its capital, US Vice President Mike Pence‘s delicate visit to the Middle East came at a critical time. Palestinian rhetoric,... Continua »
Bomb and gun attack against pakistani christians at Quetta church

Bomb and gun attack against pakistani christians at Quetta church

Eight kills and dozens wounded after attackers target church packed with worshippers attending a Sunday midday service. A suicide bomb and gun attack on a church in the western Pakistani city of Quetta has killed at least eight people and wounded dozens of others, hospital officials say. The attack targeted Bethel Memorial Methodist... Continua »
NYC enjoying “peace and tolerance”

NYC enjoying “peace and tolerance”

At least one man is in custody after an explosion at a main transit station in central Manhattan in what New York City officials have called “a terrorist attack”. A NYPD spokesman told Al Jazeera that the explosion occurred early on Monday 11/12 morning in the area of the Port Authority Bus... Continua »
Bangladesh to remove Jihad from madrasa textbooks

Bangladesh to remove Jihad from madrasa textbooks

The new textbooks of the Bangladesh Madrasa Education Board will not contain any chapters with lessons on Jihad, for the first time since ever. The “Bangladesh Madrasa Education Board” – also known as the “Alia Madrasa Education Board” – is one of three types of madrasa education system in Bangladesh,... Continua »
How Europe was saved on 7th October 1571

How Europe was saved on 7th October 1571

In a.d.  622, Mohammed set out from Medina to conquer the whole Christian world for Allah by force of arms.  Within a hundred years, his successors had occupied and pillaged every Christian capital of the Middle East, from Antioch through North Africa (home of Saint Augustine) and Spain.  All that remained outside Allah’s... Continua »
A Bangladeshi view of ’47 partition

A Bangladeshi view of ’47 partition

In Bangladesh, 1947 is a distant memory, forgotten by most as if it were ancestral prehistory, erased by the bloody 1971 liberation war against Pakistan. It was June 16, 1971 when soldiers from the Pakistan army rounded up all the Hindu men in Jogisu village in the Rajshahi district, about... Continua »
In memory of the victims of July 1 Holey Artisan attack

In memory of the victims of July 1 Holey Artisan attack

Institutional Message of the Ambassador of Italy in Bangladesh, Mario Palma. Published on the Daily Star.   September 11, 2001, attack on Twin Towers in New York. We all remember the paralysing aesthetic of the live image of the attack on the second tower that the global news channels continued... Continua »